The Senior men's race at the 1977 IAAF World Cross Country Championships was held in Düsseldorf, West Germany, at the Galopprennbahn Düsseldorf-Grafenberg on March 20, 1977. A report on the event was given in the Glasgow Herald.
Complete results, medallists,  and the results of British athletes were published.
Senior men's race (12.3 km)
- Note: Athletes in parentheses did not score for the team result
An unofficial count yields the participation of 168 athletes from 21 countries in the Senior men's race. This is in agreement with the official numbers as published.
- ^ Muir out of the hunt - Nat Muir, Scotland's big hope for a medal at the workld cross country championships in Dusseldorf yesterday was unable to stop Thom Hunt of the USA from improving on the silver medal he won last year..., Glasgow Herald, March 21, 1977, p. 17, retrieved October 17, 2013
- ^ Magnusson, Tomas (March 24, 2007), IAAF World Cross Country Championships - 12.3km CC Men - Düsseldorf Graffenberg Date: Sunday, March 20, 1977, Athchamps (archived), retrieved October 17, 2013
- ^ IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, Athletics Weekly, retrieved October 9, 2013
- ^ a b 36th IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS - EDINBURGH 2008 - FACTS & FIGURES - GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND AT THE INTERNATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY & WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, IAAF, p. 2ff, retrieved October 9, 2013